MHA MacIntyre Hudson

Audit Senior or Executive

London (Greater) (GB)
20 Dec 2021
20 Jan 2022
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Full time

We are looking for a talented Audit and Accounts Senior / Executive to join our London office on a permanent, full-time basis. You will be working on a mix of Audit and Accounts helping to achieve a high standard of client service in an effective manner. The portfolio is varied, with clients in Construction and Real Estate, Media and Entertainment, Technology and more.


We are looking for well-motivated and forward-thinking individuals. If you are excited to meet and build great relationships with new clients and companies, and want to thrive in a collaborative, social and supportive environment, we would love to hear from you.


The Offering 

  • Genuine Work Life balance
  • Accredited Investor in People
  • New and improved programme for Succession planning and supportive management structure to help you realise your potential
  • 33 days holiday Inc. bank holidays, plus the opportunity to buy or sell up to 5 days (28 days on a training contract, with the opportunity to buy 5 days)
  • Very competitive salary
  • Employee Recognition awards and bonuses
  • Amazing employee referral scheme, paying up to £4000 for a successful referral
  • Paid CSR time
  • Car lease scheme
  • And more!

In 2020 we won the Best Advisory Services category of the new Business Resilience Awards, organised by Accountancy Age. Previously we won; National Firm of the Year, Tax Team of the Year and Graduate and Non-Graduate programme of the Year at the British Accountancy Awards, we internationally re-branded, and we grew substantially with a few high-profile mergers.¿It's¿an exciting time to join the firm!


Main Responsibilities 

  • Produce a detailed audit planning memorandum, including details of any potential difficulties that may have been encountered during previous audits, and ensure correct tests are applied to produce sufficient audit evidence, discuss with Partner/Manager
  • Allocate sections to junior staff, briefing on expectations and addressing their queries
  • Monitor the progress of jobs, ensure that budgets are met, address any problems that are encountered to ensure that the audit is finished within budget and timeframe
  • Check and supervise the work of more junior staff both onsite and in office and complete any sections as necessary
  • Understand and calculate more complex areas for sets of accounts completed by junior members of staff (where appropriate)
  • Prepare accounts from records and produce set of financial statements
  • Preparing tax returns for individuals, partnerships and LLPs
  • Identifying cross service clients where tax returns are prepared in tandem with accounts, audit and other services to streamline information requests


Qualifications and Skills 

  • ACA or ACCA, fully qualified with practice experience
  • 3+ years of audit experience
  • Excellent audit analysis skills
  • Good accounts preparation skills
  • Competent planning and completion skills
  • Computer literate - good Excel and Word experience.
  • CaseWare (accounts and audit) experience would be useful.
  • Previous experience of mentoring junior members of staff
  • Good up-to-date technical knowledge including recent developments in accounting standards


For more information on the role, please make your application and one of the recruitment team will be in touch! 

Our application form takes just a few minutes to complete and includes some diversity questions. MHA Macintyre Hudson is a committed member of Access Accountancy and as such, we track our diversity stats and actively work to improve on these, year on year, looking at new ways to promote our roles to the widest audience. Any data collected is fully anonymised before sharing with any external parties, as per our Data Protection Policy and is not visible to hiring managers, or used in any way during the selection process.

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